Sunday, September 21, 2008

Tacoma Kids Weekly: Week of September 22, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

The Henry Art Gallery in Seattle is free from 11am to 8pm on Thursdays.

The Arboretum is having a special program called "Park in the Dark" from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. The event teaches about nocturnal animals and is designed for families with children ages 4-12. It's free, but you need to pre-register. See link (scroll down to second event listed) for details.

Friday, September 26, 2008
There's another chance to do Park in the Dark tonight at 6:30pm. See Thursday for details.

Saturday, September 27, 2008
There's another chance to do Park in the Dark tonight at 6:30pm. See Thursday for details.

It is National Public Lands Day. On this day, volunteers can help restore natural lands by planting trees, removing invasive species, and clear trash. There are locations all across Washington state. Pick a location and call ahead to get more information and let them know you are calling.

Join in on the Harvest Celebration Farm Tour in King County from 10am to 4:30pm. This free ($10 donation per car suggested) event allows you to talk to farmers, see where your food is grown, and visit with farm animals. Activities include family hay rides, corn mazes, and more. Check out their website for a tour guide and other information.

The Seattle Centerhouse is the location for an Italian Festival this weekend. Activities include Italian food, dancing, and music. There will be kid's activities like a pizza toss, marionettes, singalong, soccer shoot, face painting, and crafts.

Today is the Smithsonian's Museum Day. Visit their website to download a pass for free admission to participating museums. Each pass is good for you and one guest, limited to one pass per household. Several local museums are participating. See website for pass and list of participating museums.

Borders Books is having a kids party and your invited. There will be activities for three age groups: ages 0-5, 6-8, and 9-12. It's free! Stop by the kids section between 2pm and 4 pm to join the fun.

Sunday, September 28, 2008
The Italian festival continues today. See Saturday for details.

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